Words are your life's magic tools… they build and destroy, shape and design.
Kentucky, 1935. Lucy May is almost fifteen. She loves to read and ride free with her mare, Moon Breeze. When their future appears to be under threat, they run away. Spurred on by chance encounters with Peter and three mysterious girls on horseback, she gallops away, long hair blowing in the wind, to protect herself and her future. Her love of reading and the “power of words” will be her salvation.
Action, adventure and the courage to be yourself!
A unique friendship between a girl and her mare and the overwhelming strength it brings her.
Christian is an author, journalist, translator and videogame creator. He lives in the Valassina mountains with his family, five cats, a dog and the characters of his novels. In 2016, he published The Berlin Offside which was a finalist for the Bancarellino Children's Prize and won Il Gigante della Langhe in 2017. In 2018, the rights of the same book were optioned for a TV series.